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Title Letter from President of the Switzerland Company to Earle Godbey (Page 1 of 2)
Title Note Francis O. Clarkson is President of the Switzerland Company
Date December 26, 1938
Description Francis writes to Godbey, editor of the Greensboro Daily News, in response to Dec. 15, 1938 article "Note on the Mountains" citing inaccuracies and asking him to print the "true facts." The final paragraph of the 3 page letter reveals the Clarksons' immense frustration with the "ill-will" of Attorney Charles Ross who used the newspapers to spread "untruthful propaganda." Says that both Ross and Frank Dunlap are now "running."

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Commentary Box 10, folder 539.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual Francis O. Clarkson
Tags Godbey, Earle
Public opinion
Ross, Charles
Switzerland Company
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.